Has MIS-C changed the way you approach a febrile child? I know I struggle to understand this new disease. Fortunately Dr. Natasha Nakra, a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, joins us this month to clarify what we know about MIS-C, when we should think about it, and what we should do.
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Dr. Julia Magaña, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis
Dr. Natasha Nakra, MS Associate professor of pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at UC Davis
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CDC Multi-inflammatory syndrome: for healthcare providers.